Handbook of Diversity Issues in Health Psychology

The field of health psychology has grown dramatically in the last decade, with exciting new developments in the study of how psychological and psychosocial processes contribute to risk for and disease sequelae for a variety of medical problems. In addition, the quality and effectiveness of many of o...

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Kato, Pamela M. (Editor), Mann, Traci (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: New York, NY Springer US 1996, 1996
Edition:1st ed. 1996
Series:The Plenum Series in Culture and Health
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • and Methodology
  • Diversity Issues in Health Psychology
  • Fear of Heterogeneity in the Study of Human Populations and the Statistical Artifacts It Produces
  • Life-Span Issues in Health Psychology
  • Issues of Age and Health
  • Touch Therapies across the Life Span
  • The Context of Development for Young Children from Cocaine-Abusing Families
  • The Problem of Pediatric Pain
  • Healthy Adolescent Development
  • Reversing Disability in Old Age
  • Functional Impairment, Physical Disease, and Depression in Older Adults
  • Gender and Sexual Orientation Issues in Health Psychology
  • Why Do We Need a Health Psychology of Gender or Sexual Orientation?
  • Smoking and Cardiovascular Disease Risk in Women
  • Masculine Gender Role Stress
  • Psychotherapy with HIV-Infected Gay Men
  • Homophobia and the Health Psychology of Lesbians
  • Issues of Ethnicity in Health Psychology
  • On Nothing and Everything
  • African-American Health over the Life Course
  • Designing Health Promotion Programs for Latinos
  • Health Care Issues among Asian Americans
  • Behavioral Approaches to Illness Prevention for Native Americans
  • A Biological, Environmental, and Cultural Basis for Ethnic Differences in Treatment
  • Socioeconomic Status and the Health of Racial Minority Populations